We engage activists, celebrities and business leaders to create synergy and drive the agenda for gender equality and women empowerment to be inclusive in both the public and private sectors, as well as the social mindset.
The Dragonfly360 Journey is a convening of global forces who not only understand the challenges that women in Asia face, but also the powerful impact that women as a collective can do to move society forward.
Bring together like-minded communities who believe in the advancement of girls and women allows for the advancement of the economy.
Hear provocative stories of leaders and blazing activist who are breaking barriers in every sector of industry. Be moved by their stories.
Celebrities and influencers act as a collective force to drive positive change for girls and women in the region.
Challenge your mindset of social norms, starting with changing your personal outlook from: “I cannot” to “I can”.
Change happens when individuals and corporations set achievable goals as commitments and have a call to action.
Our partners commit to taking action and reforming their corporate policies for the economic advancement of girls and women.
Celebrate the great awakening of the women’s movement with the women of impact and the men who champion them.
Bringing together an action-oriented conscious community, Dragonfly aims to create an awakening by shining light on issues that women face and break down the barriers that hold them back. With provocative storytelling and panel discussions, we celebrate the lives of women who are shaping the next decade in the women’s movement, and the men who champion them.
Our founding members share our ethos, ranging from youth activists to grassroots social entrepreneurs, from celebrities to CEOs, from innovative policymakers to environmentalists and everyone in between.
Pranapda is a Director of Siam Motors Group and President of Siam Music Yamaha, She is Chairwoman of Paroshoot, a leading fashion retailer in Thailand with brands that include Christian Louboutin, Missoni, and Berluti. She is Creative Director at DWP, a global architecture and design company that has completed numerous award-winning work. She is currently Chapter Chair for YPO SEA Angles and a founding member of YPO Zen Pacific. She holds a BA in business economics from Brown University.
Woody is a leading figure on the front line of Thai entertainment. With close to two decades of experience in radio and TV as the nation’s top talk show host, he has transformed his role into one of the most powerful social media influencers and thought leaders in Thailand across the whole demographic spectrum. He was selected by CNN as one of the Asia’s Top 100 Influential Personalities. He is an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQI+ movement in Asia.
Cindy is an actress, supermodel, TV host and entrepreneur. She is also an advocate for women’s rights and is the founder of the #donttellmehowtodress, Thailand’s answer to the #MeToo movement. Aimed at ending gender-based violence and sexual assault against women and children through inspiring, educating, engaging and working cooperatively with communities, businesses and governments, whilst empowering women, all for positive and lasting change.
Jane is experienced in management having held senior leadership roles at the Thailand Institute of Justice, UNHCR, and Mae Fah Luang Foundation. She has driven reforms, resulting in greater gender equality, reduced discrimination against and protection for vulnerable populations, and expanded opportunities for social and economic advancement. She is also a consultant and researcher on drug policy reform and combating trafficking in persons. In her spare time she volunteers with Paccaya Foundation facilitating mindfulness retreats.
Lily is passionate about helping and changing people’s lives and that is how she became a HR professional. She has over 10 years of experience ranging from FMCG, design companies to working for the British Embassy in Bangkok. She loves to exchange views with everyone she meets as she has strong beliefs that everyone has a story to tell and we need to just listen to understand more about the individual.
Rob is the CEO of Radio Systems Corporation, a world leader in pet care products. Rob, a Canadian national, previously spent 25 years in a variety of senior leadership roles around the world with Unilever, most recently as the CEO of Unilever Thailand and Regional Head of Inland ASEAN. Rob is a passionate advocate for equality in all its forms not only because it’s the right thing but also because it’s proven to be the best thing for businesses, teams and communities
Kobkarn is the Chairperson of Toshiba Thailand Co., Ltd. and Thailand’s former Minister of Tourism and Sports. Recently she has been appointed the Chair of the Board at Kasikorn Bank. She also holds numerous positions such as the National Reform Committee on Economics, Sub Committee of the Office of Public Sector Development Committee, Board Member of Paralympic Committee of Thailand, Honorary President of the Thai-Japanese Association, Vice Chairman of Thai Chamber of Commerce and Committee of The Thai Red Cross Society. The secret to her success is her belief in people and commitment to human resource development and team unity.
Dr. Juree is at the forefront of women’s studies in Thailand. Dr. Juree currently serves as an advisor on several government, national and international civil society boards. She is the founder of the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society as well as the former president of the National Institute of Development Administration. Dr. Juree earned her BA, MA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California Berkeley.
Aradhana is Vice Chairwoman of the IVL Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on creating opportunities within children’s healthcare, girl’s and women’s education, and the environment. She oversees Indorama’s wool spinning business and is involved in IVL’s initiatives surrounding sustainable plastic solutions. She holds a BSc in Business Management, with concentrations in Finance and Economics, from Babson College.
Rekha is a designer and co-owner of Ankha Jewellery. She previously worked with satellite TV & Media group, ASTRO as Head of Digital Content. She also co-founded Maizen Maison, a multi-brand retail store in Kuala Lumpur and became a mentor for various bodies including MIFA supporting aspiring designers and the development of the fashion industry in Malaysia. She holds a B.Eng from Manchester University.
Dr. Pavida is Professor of International Business at Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University. Her research focuses on the international expansion of firms, with specific reference to strategies of emerging market firms in global value chains. She serves on several editorial boards of international peer-reviewed journals and is Honorary Adviser to Asia New Zealand Foundation. Her corporate role includes board membership of PSL, Thailand’s leading dry bulk carrier. Pavida is a frequent speaker at international public forums and conferences.